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NewsGrowler 0.1

I needed something simple that I could run from the command line to notify me when an RSS feed was updated. I needed it for a particular RSS feed, but figured a generic tool would serve me better in the long wrong. So, here it is. NewsGrowler 0.1

Why Perl?

Because I am proficient with Perl. Don't like it? Write your own.

Why Growl?

Because I use a Mac as my primary dev machine, but wanted to run this on a Raspberry Pi that's in the wiring closet. Growl seemed like a nice protocol to use for communication between the machines.... read more

Posted by Rich Bowen 2013-01-09